Provincie Noord-Holland Travel Guide

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Amsterdam

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10685,22706,937

Haarlem

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773,1802,21

Schiphol

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211,586,6

Alkmaar

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282,753,19

Hoorn

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145,425,5

Volendam

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106,457,7

Den Helder

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69,224,4

Texel

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194,496,3

Amstelveen

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41,77,6

Zaanse Schans

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159,716,0

Zandvoort

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43,111,47

Edam

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97,352,6

Zaandam

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58,194,4

Hoofddorp

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17,134,13

Enkhuizen

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150,481,7

IJmuiden

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31,110,4

Naarden

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24,56,2

Marken

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31,148,1

Durgerdam

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16,51,0

Hilversum

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45,115,6

Aalsmeer

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41,87,2

Uithoorn

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14,36,4

Vondelpark

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18,39,0

Muiden

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34,129,0

Ouderkerk aan de Amstel

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10,38,3

Schagen

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17,77,3

De Rijp

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31,112,0

Monnickendam

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2,42,4

Broek in Waterland

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2,23,1

Bergen

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26,73,9

Den Burg

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25,72,4

Beverwijk

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4,6,0

Purmerend

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7,25,2

Sloterdijk

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1,2,0

Amsterdam

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Haarlem

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  • Grote Markt

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Haarlem Things to Do

    The Stadthuis is one of the three buildings which really stand out on Haarlem's Grote Markt (the others being St Bavo and the Vleeshal). It stands on the west of the square. Originally, from around 1100, there was a wooden building on the site which was used as a hunting lodge by the Counts of Holland. William ll (who preferred to live in Den...

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  • Carlton Square Hotel

    Haarlem Hotels

    True, the Carlton Square isn't close to the train station (a 15 minute walk). But it is close to the...

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  • Specktakel

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Haarlem Restaurants

    How about Crocodile Dundee salad, South African butternut King mussels, Californian rare grill tuna tataki, Caribbean fruit soup ...... The list goes on. It's just food from all over the world. When I revisited Haarlem in 2014 I was pleased to see the restaurant was still there. Business hours: Mo-Su: 5:30PM - 10PM Greek-sigara New Zealand's lamb...

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Schiphol

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  • Panorama Terrace

    Schiphol Things to Do

    The Schiphol Panorma Terrace is great place to spend some time with children and watch all the activities on the platforms below. The terrace stretches over most of the terminal building roof at the platform side, so there always is room enough. Expect some school classes visiting and the sounds and smells of airplanes are obvious. 2011 Update: A...

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  • Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    Schiphol Hotels

    A relatively straightforward 10 minute walk from Schiphol terminal will take you to the hotel. They...

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  • Burger King

    Schiphol Restaurants

    While in the airport we went to Burger King for lunch, although there were other places to eat. Before you go through passport control, in addition to Burger King there is: AH to go Cafe Rembrandt CupcakeChic Dakota's Restaurant Dutch & Delicious Grand Cafe Plaza Happy Seafood Hello Goodbye Bar Hema Food Counter Juggle Juice Bar La Place...

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Alkmaar

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  • Cheese market

    4 out of 5 stars

    Alkmaar Things to Do

    One of the things we did in 1950 was visit the Cheese Market. In those days it was pretty low key. The thing I remember the most was the bouncing cheeses. There was a long boat like cradle which was loaded with cheese. One of the men would clap his hands, and then two man (porters) dressed in white would carry the cheese (they had harnesses on...

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  • Amrath

    Alkmaar Hotels

    There is more than one Amarath Hotel, so it is important to specify that it is the one in Alkmaar....

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  • Grand Cafe Samen

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Alkmaar Restaurants

    It was time for lunch so because it was cold, we tried to find a place to eat where we could eat inside. Eventually we went into the Grand Cafe Samen and found a table in a corner. At first the only menu said "SAMEN BITES" and there didn't appear to be anything substantial on it. But eventually the waitress brought the regular menu (the English...

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Hoorn

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  • De Hoofdtoren

    Hoorn Things to Do

    The Hoofdtoren (the Main Tower) is a tower near the harbor which was built for defense in 1532. It's made of limestone and brick I took photos of it as we left the harbor - I understand that it is now a bar and restaurant. Next to it is a statue of the cabin boys of Bontekoe. It is a historic monument

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  • Van der Valk Hotel Hoorn

    Hoorn Hotels

    The Van der Valk Hotel Hoorn Hotel opened in 2014 and 9 months later we spend a night at the still...

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  • Hoorn Docks

    Hoorn Transportation

    On the AmaViola, we were to dock in Volendam, but they changed the itinerary and instead we docked in Hoorn. This was a great disappointment to me because I particularly wanted to get to Volendam on the ship. Also we were rafted between AmaStella (outboard of us) and a Viking ship (on the dock). This made it difficult to get on and off the...

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Volendam

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  • National Dress

    Volendam Local Customs

    In 1950, the people of Volendam still wore their traditional dress. There were wooden shoes outside the doors of the houses, and we bought some wooden shoes for ourselves. It is still a popular tourist attraction which is, well known for the old fishing boats and traditional clothing still worn by some residents. The women's costume consists of a...

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  • Hotel Spaander

    Volendam Hotels

    We thought the hotel was just lovely. I would recommend staying here. Our room had it's own private...

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  • National Dress

    Volendam Local Customs

    In 1950, the people of Volendam still wore their traditional dress. There were wooden shoes outside the doors of the houses, and we bought some wooden shoes for ourselves.It is still a popular tourist attraction which is, well known for the old fishing boats and traditional clothing still worn by some residents. The women's costume consists of a...

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Den Helder

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Texel

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  • Den Hoorn – striking church

    Texel Things to Do

    Den Hoorn is the most southern village of Texel and was built in the 15th century on a boulder clay surface (‘t Klif’). Inhabitants were farmers, cattle breeders and fishermen and later during the days of the Dutch East India Company also ship pilots. In the ‘Herenstraaat’ still are several pilot houses. Although Den Hoorn is situated nearby the...

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  • Grand Hotel Opduin A Hampshire

    Texel Hotels

    Relax body and mind on the rhythm of the sea… The ferry slowly sets off from the wharf and takes...

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  • Beach - No matter what season.

    Texel Things to Do

    If you like to stay near stunning coastlines on your camping holidays, the Netherlands is an excellent choice of destination. The country has three seaboards to choose from: the Noordzee, Waddeneilanden and the Waddenzee at the northern part of the country, all with an unstable climate, but a coastline which offers a whole world of possibilities....

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Amstelveen

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  • Public Transportation

    Amstelveen Transportation

    Amstelveen can be travelled to by bus, metro or tram.Public transportation info on the Amstelveen map.The metro and tram are part of the AMsterdam GVB company.

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  • Grand Hotel Amstelveen

    Amstelveen Hotels

    Bovenkerkerweg 81, Amstelveen, Amsterdam, 1187 XC, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Ouderkerk aan de Amstel

    Amstelveen Restaurants

    The village Ouderkerk aan de Amstel has several very good and established restaurants:Groot PaardenburgKlein Paardenburg't Jagershuis Ron Blaauw't DeurtjeLuteTo avoid unpleasant surprises: the quality comes with a price-tag. Check out the websites of the restaurants to get an idea of the prices.Most of the restaurants offer free parking.See my...

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Zaanse Schans

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  • Children's Games

    Zaanse Schans Local Customs

    As I walked I caught a picture of these kids and their mothers playing a game, obviously staged as a display for tourist but still an interesting slice of ordinary life as in presented at Zaanse Schans

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  • Childrens game

    Zaanse Schans Local Customs

    As I walked I caught a picture of these kids and their mothers playing a game, obviously staged as a display for tourist but still an interesting slice of ordinary life as in presented at Zaanse Schans

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  • De Kat Windmill

    Zaanse Schans Things to Do

    This is De Kat Windmill, and it was first constructed in Zaandam between 1646 and 1696, but devasted by a fire in 1782. It was rebuilt again and some 200 years later it was taken apart and rebuilt again in Zaasnse Schan. De Kat Windmill creates pigments for traditional paint production from raw materials....

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Zandvoort

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  • Vooges on the beach

    Zandvoort Restaurants

    Beach pub and restaurant Vooges on Zandvoort Beach. We both had a glass of nice cool Weizen beer and we shared a bowl of nacho chips. Sea view, lounge sets and couches, or you can sit on barstools. Friendly waiter and homely atmosphere (even more so because - apparently - the mother and/or grandmother of the present owners came to visit this place...

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  • Hotel Zuiderbad

    Zandvoort Hotels

    We spent one night here, on 5 March 2016. Free parking and free WiFi, and breakfast included. Right...

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  • Extra large

    Zandvoort Restaurants

    We had a three course menu, with mushrooms, escaloppe (you'll find it on the menu as 'schnitzel') and brownies with ice cream for me and smoked salmon, tortellini and Dame Blanche for Jennie. For drinks we had white wine, Weizen beer and coffee. We paid 61.55 euro (2016).

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Edam

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  • De Kaaswaag / The Cheese Weighhouse

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Edam Things to Do

    There is a smaller (smaller than the main one in Alkmaar) Cheese Market re-enactment in Edam on Wednesdays in the summer. We were there on Friday in April, so of course did not see it then. The original and actual market in Edam closed in 1922, and the re-enactment for tourists started in 1989. The weigh house with the brightly decorated facade...

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  • Hotel & Restaurant De Fortuna

    Edam Hotels

    it isn't the ritz, but sleeping in a cottage surrounded by water is different a fine restaurant

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  • Bus

    Edam Transportation

    We were dropped off at a parking lot, and walked through Edam. Then we were picked up by bus on the other side of the town. The first drop-off point was apparently also the local bus stop for buses coming to Edam. There is apparently a company that runs tours from the Central Station in Amsterdam to Edam and Volendam. You take bus 514 to Edam (10...

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Zaandam

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  • Zaanse Schans

    Zaandam Things to Do

    Zaanse Schans is a collection of historic windmills and approximately 35 houses which were moved there in the 1970s.Zaanse Schans houses are not open to the public as they are lived in but you can take a stroll through the narrow canal-side walkways. It is easily accessible from Amsterdam as it is just 9 miles to the north and is served by public...

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  • Inntel Hotel Amsterdam Zaandam

    Zaandam Hotels

    Very unique architecture, but not so much to do in this area. The room is clean, nice and modern and...

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  • Here a view from De Zaan.

    Zaandam Things to Do

    Here a view from De Zaan looking to the old wooden houses in Zaandijk. Zaandijk is the place where 'De Zaanse Schans"is situated, just at the other side over the bridge. From the bridge is a good place to make pictures from both sides. Old Zaandijk and "De Zaanse Schans.

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Hoofddorp

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  • Ice Skating

    Hoofddorp Sports & Outdoors

    The last two weeks of December and the first week of January you can skate the ice on the Raadhuisplein in Hoofddorp. This event takes place evey year. You can bring your own skates, but I think you don't have them with you standard ;-) But you can also rent them, so that saves you a lot of carrying in case you did have them with you all the time.

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  • Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

    Hoofddorp Hotels

    Taurusavenue 12, 2132 LS

    Satisfaction: Excellent

  • Discotheque

    Hoofddorp Nightlife

    This place used to be called the Challenge and is closed. It will open its doors again in April 2009 as Imperium.The Challenge is a great discotheque located near the centre of Hoofddorp. It is opened Friday-Sunday and sometimes during the week if there is a special event. Every night is has a different style of music:Friday - R&BSaturday -...

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Enkhuizen

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  • Talko to someone who knows ...

    Enkhuizen Local Customs

    I guess we all agree on this on; there is nothing more exciting than going travelling - exploring another country, experiencing a different culture, travelling around in new ways, sampling the local cuisine and chatting to the local people for a different perspective on life.However during our travels we learned that there is one certain thing that...

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  • De Koepoort

    Enkhuizen Hotels

    Westerstraat 294, Enkhuizen, 1601 AS, nl

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • history of the Sea

    Enkhuizen Things to Do

    The Zuiderzee musuem consist of two parts an indoor and an outdoormuseum. Due to the weather we didnt see the outdoor part. This is the nicest part though. There they have rebuild the houses and dwellings from about 1850 - 1930, to show us how it was. Because when the Afsluit dijk closed in 1932, the old life vanished quickly. In the summer time,...

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